Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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42993 Report 2021Gulf & south Atlantic regional panel on aquatic invasive species minutes
24004 ReportAllen, M.S., W. Tate, K.I. Tugend, M. Rogers, and K.J. Dockendorf.2003Effects of water-level fluctuations on the fisheries of Lake Tarpon. Final Report.
508 OtherAnonymous1992Two new fish records set.
820 OtherAnonymous19921991 Angler Recognition Entries - Freshwater.
822 Journal ArticleAnonymous1994Water body records
25794 DatabaseAnonymous2013Museum collection records of blue tilapia Oreochromis aureus from sites in the United States. Derived from a search on FishNET on 2013 March 14.
268 Thesis or DissertationBarrett, P.J.1983Systematics of fishes of the genus Tilapia (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in the lower Colorado River basin.
29066 Journal ArticleBies, J.M., C.N. Fox, and J.W. Neal2016Comparison of electrofishing and gill nets for sampling cichlid species
179 Journal ArticleBuntz, J., and C.S. Manooch, III1968Tilapia aurea (Steindachner), a rapidly spreading exotic in south central Florida.
174 ReportBuntz, J., and C.S. Manooch.1969A brief summary of the cichlids in the south Florida region.
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
18979 Journal ArticleChampeau, T.R.1990Ichthyofaunal Evaluation of the Peace River, Florida.
18978 Journal ArticleChampeau, T.R., P.W. Stevens, and D.A. Blewett2009Comparison of fish community metrics to assess long-term changes and hurricane impacts at Peace River, Florida.
14162 OtherCharlotte Harbor NEP.2004Minutes of the Technical Advisory Committee, Habitat Conservation Subcommittee. February 19, 2004, Punta Gorda.
16153 Journal ArticleCizdziel, J.V., T.A. Hinners, J.E. Pollard, E.M. Heithmar, and C.L. Cross2002Mercury concentrations in fish from Lake Mead, USA, related to fish size, condition, trophic level, and consumption risk.
24218 Web PageClemson University Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries and Wildlife.2006Demonstration and evaluation of tilapia in te control of filamentous algae, duckweed, and watermeal in irrigation ponds.
470 ReportCourtenay, W.R., Jr.1985Florida Atlantic University Quarterly Reports for 1985 to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gainesville, FL.
10 Book ChapterCourtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.1984Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
459 Book ChapterCourtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.1991Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
165 Journal ArticleCourtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema1974Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
1754 Journal ArticleCrutchfield, J.U., Jr.1995Establishment and expansion of redbelly tilapia and blue tilapia in power plant cooling reservoir.
1753 Journal ArticleCrutchfield, J.U., Jr., D.H. Schiller, D.D. Herlong, and M.A. Mallin1992Establishment and impact of redbelly tilapia in a vegetated cooling reservoir.
29040 Web PageCulbertson, J.2016Exotic fish discovered in urban bayous of Galveston Bay
31487 ReportDennis, J., and R. Myers2015Calaveras Reservoir 2015 Fisheries Management Survey Report
31449 ReportDennis, J.A., and R.A. Myers2013Victor Braunig Reservoir 2013 Fisheries Management Survey Report
23945 ReportDutka-Gianelli, J., D. Tremain, and R. Paperno.2009Fish assemblages in tidal and non-tidal freshwater tributaries of the Indian River Lagoon. Final report for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Project SWG06-010.
13013 Journal ArticleEdwards, R.J.2001New additions and persistence of the introduced fishes of the Upper San Antonio River, Bexar County, Texas.
837 Journal ArticleEdwards, R.J., and S. Contreras-Balderas1991Historical changes in the ichthyofauna of the lower Rio Grande (Rio Bravo Del Norte), Texas and Mexico
18109 ReportEllis, G., M. Zokan, W.F. Loftus, J. Lorenz.2004Inventory of Freshwater Fishes of the Big Cypress National Preserve.
31999 ReportFarooqi, M., and M.J. De Jesus.2015Travis Reservoir 2014 Fisheries Management Survey Report
31585 ReportFindeisen, J., and G. Binion.2014Dunlap Reservoir 2013 Fisheries Management Survey Report
26402 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission2000Florida Freshwater Fisheries Database via MARIS
29166 DatabaseFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.2016FL FWC Long-term monitoring database
19706 ReportFlorida LAKEWATCH, Department of Fisheres and Aquatic Sciences in cooperation with Florida FWCC.2007Long-term fish, plants, and water quality monitoring program: 2006 and 2007 data.
18857 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2009Ichthyology Collection database.
25899 DatabaseFlorida Museum of Natural History2013Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
1940 ReportFoot, K.J.1977Annual Performance Report: Preliminary Status Investigations of Blue Tilapia. Period July 6, 1976 - June 30, 1977.
19000 ReportFraser, T.H.2007Fishes in the Peace River watershed: Ichthyological history and zoogeography of the Peace River, Florida, and its contributing basins. In: Peace River cumulative impact study, final report.
1875 BookFuller, P.L., L.G. Nico, and J.D. Williams.1999Nonindigenous fishes introduced into inland waters of the United States. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 27.
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
267 ReportGrabowski, S.J., S.D. Hiebert, and D.M. Lieberman.1984Potential for introduction of three species of nonnative fishes into central Arizona via the Central Arizona Project - A literature review and analysis. REC-ERC-84-7.
1170 Journal ArticleHabel, M.L.1975Overwintering of the cichlid, Tilapia aurea, produces fourteen tons of harvestable size fish in a south Alabama bass-bluegill public fishing lake.
1014 Journal ArticleHales, Jr., L.S.1991Occurrence of an introduced African cichlid, the blue tilapia, Tilapia aurea, in a tidal creek of the Skidaway River, Georgia.
978 OtherHarris, C.1978Tilapia: Florida's alarming alien menace.
40842 OtherHill, G., and B. Lewis2000Photos from Lake Maggiore
4 ReportHowells, R.G.1991Electrophoretic identification of feral and domestic Tilapia in Texas.
360 ReportHowells, R.G.1992Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
108 Journal ArticleHowells, R.G., and G.P. Garrett1992Status of some exotic sport fishes in Texas waters.
95 Journal ArticleHubbs, C., R.J. Edwards, and G.P. Garrett1991An annotated checklist of freshwater fishes of Texas, with keys to identification of species.
369 Journal ArticleHubbs, C., T. Luciere, G.P. Garrett, R.J. Edwards, S.M. Dean, and E. Marsh1978Survival and abundance of introduced fishes near San Antonio, Texas.
24406 DatabaseIdelberger, C.2011dataset for paper "Distribution and abundance of introduced fishes in Florida's Charlotte Harbor estuary".
24381 Journal ArticleIdelberger, C.F., C.J. Stafford, and S.E. Erickson2011Distribution and abundance of introduced fishes in Florida’s Charlotte Harbor estuary.
483 OtherIndian River Coastal Zone Museum.1988Indian River Coastal Zone Museum Computerized Catalog.
14825 OtherInternational Game Fishing Association.2000NEW WORLD RECORD PEACOCK BASS COMES FROM...FLORIDA!!!.
1601 OtherKirkpatrick, D.1997New gamefish in town.
42349 ReportLabay, B.J., A.E. Cohen, D.A. Hendrickson, B. Sissel, S. Sarkar, and M. Casarez2013Final Report: Data compilation, distribution models, conservation planning, and status survey for selected fishes of concern in Texas and region. Final report for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Section 6 grant TX E-136-R
1197 BookLee, D.S., S.P. Platania, and G.H. Burgess.1983Atlas of North American freshwater fishes - 1983 supplement.
31771 ReportLewis, R.R., III2012Management and restoration of the fish populations of Silver Springs and the middle and lower Ocklawaha River, Florida, USA
26408 DatabaseLoftus, A.2011Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)
466 Conference ProceedingsLoftus, W.F.1988Distribution and ecology of exotic fishes in Everglades National Park.
14428 OtherLoftus, W.F.2004Inventory of freshwater fish species within Big Cypress National Preserve: The basis for a long-term sampling program.
463 Journal ArticleLoftus, W.F., and J.A. Kushlan1987Freshwater fishes of southern Florida.
19660 ReportLoftus, W.F., J.C. Trexler, K. Dunker, S. Liston, and J. Rehage.2006Introduced fishes in short-hydroperiod wetlands: evaluation of sampling, status, and potential effects. Final report from USGS to Everglades National Park for Agreement # CESI IA F5284-04-0039
18520 Journal ArticleLópez-Fernández, H., and K.O. Winemiller2005Status of Dionda diaboli and report of established populations of exotic fish species in lower San Felipe Creek, Val Verde County, Texas.
395 OtherM. Franz, R. Smith and Hill, Inc., Architectural, Engineering, Planning and Environmental Services. Tampa, FL.1993specimens collected as part of Allen's Creek Watershed Management Project.
18959 Journal ArticleMallin, M.A.1986The feeding ecology of the blue tilapia (T. aurea) in a North Carolina reservoir.
19537 Journal ArticleMatthews, W.J., and F.R. Gelwick1990Fishes of Crutcho Creek and the North Canadian River in central Oklahoma: effects of urbanization.
31925 ReportMcDonald, D., and G. Binion2017Lake Placid 2016 Fisheries Management Survey Report
162 BookMenhinick, E.F.1991The freshwater fishes of North Carolina
6 ReportMuoneke, M.I.1988Tilapia in Texas waters. Inland Fisheries Data Series No. 9.
31589 ReportMyers, R., and J. Dennis.2016Falcon Reservoir 2015 Fisheries Management Survey Report
31859 ReportNeahr, T., and J. Findeisen.2006Lake McQueeney 2005 Survey Report
18435 Journal ArticleNeal, J.W., R.L. Nobel, and C.G. Lilyestrom2006Evaluation of the ecological compatibility of butterfly peacock cichlids and largemouth bass in Puerto Rico reservoirs.
14814 Book ChapterNico, L.G.2005Changes in the fish fauna of the Kissimmee River Basin, peninsular Florida: nonnative additions.
25976 DatabaseNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences2013North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
26396 DatabaseOklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation2010Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation Fisheries Data via MARIS
16100 Journal ArticlePearlstine, E., W.M. Bear, F.J. Mazzotti, and K.G. Rice2007Checklist of fish in rice and sugarcane fields of the Everglades Agricultural Area.
16115 ReportPhelps, G.G., S.J. Walsh, G.M Gerwig, and W.B. Tate.2004Characterization of the hydrology, water chemistry and aquatic communities of selected springs in the St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida, 2004.
1244 Journal ArticlePigg, J.1978The tilapia Sarotherodon aurea (Steindachner) in the North Canadian River in central Oklahoma.
1742 Journal ArticlePigg, J., R. Gibbs, and J. Stahl1992Distribution records for three new introduced species of the ichthyofauna of Oklahoma waters.
18981 Journal ArticlePoulakis, G.R., R.E. Matheson, Jr., M.E. Mitchell, D.A. Blewett, and C.F. Idelberger2004Fishes of the Charlotte Harbor Estuarine System, Florida.
473 OtherPowell, McCall, Fox, and Brown.1983Lake Okeechobee-Kissimmee River Project, 1 July 1982 through 30 June 1983.
1885 Conference ProceedingsRasmussen, J.L.1998Aquatic nuisance species of the Mississippi River basin.
13695 Web PageRed River Authority of Texas.2001Red and Canadian Basins Fish Inventory: Red River County.
17775 DatabaseREEF.2008Exotic Species Sighting Program and Volunteer Survey Project Database.
21057 Journal ArticleRehage, J.S., and W.F. Loftus2007Seasonal fish community variation in headwater mangrove creeks in the southwestern everglades: an examination of their role as dry-down refuges.
26296 Journal ArticleRogers, M.W., and M.S. Allen2008Hurricane impacts to Lake Okeechobee: altered hydrology creates difficult management trade offs
25985 DatabaseRoyal Ontario Museum2014Royal Ontario Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
27192 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2014Fish slam collection data from 2014 south Florida (sampling in canals in south Miami-Dade county)
28155 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2015Fish slam collection data from 2015 in south Florida.
29311 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2016Fish Slam - Fall 2016
32414 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2016Fish slam data Spring 2016 in south Florida
29757 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2017Fish Slam Spring 2017 data (unpublished).
29915 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2017Fishes of Indian River Lagoon, March-April 2017 (unpublished data).
31023 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2017Fish Slam Fall 2017 collection data in south Florida
32291 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2018Fish slam data in south Florida Fall 2018, November 6-7.
33937 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2019Fish slam data in south Florida, November 2019
35671 DatabaseSchofield, P.J.2021Virtual Statewide Fish Slam, March 15-19, 2021
18549 Journal ArticleScoppettone, G.G., J.A. Salgado, and M.B. Nielsen2005Blue tilapia (Oreochromis aureus) predation on fishes in the Muddy River system, Clark County, Nevada.
1843 Journal ArticleScoppettone, G.G., P.H. Rissler, M.B. Nielsen, and J.E. Harvey1998The status of Moapa coriacea and Gila seminuda and status information on other fishes of the Muddy River, Clark County, Nevada.
13710 Journal ArticleSkinner, W.F.1984Oreochromis aureus (Steindachner: Cichlidae), an exotic fish species, accidentallly introduced to the lower Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania.
13711 Journal ArticleSkinner, W.F.1986Letters to the editor: Susquhanna River tilapia.
457 ReportSkinner, W.W.1987Report on the eradication of Tilapia from the vicinity of Brunner Island Steam Electric Station.
78 BookSmith-Vaniz, W.F.1968Freshwater Fishes of Alabama.
25997 DatabaseTexas A&M University.2013Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection vertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
25998 DatabaseTexas Natural Science Center2013Texas Natural History Collections ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
30788 Web PageTexas Parks & Wildlife Department.2018Lake Survey Reports
512 OtherTexas Parks and Wildlife Department.1993State Record Listing.
13707 Web PageTexas Parks and Wildlife Department.2001Fish Records: Water Body - All Tackle.
273 NewsThomas, B.1983Durable fish plentiful, tough to catch.
31940 ReportTibbs, J., and M.S. Baird2015Squaw Creek Reservoir 2014 Fisheries Management Survey Report
13672 Journal ArticleTilmant, J.T.1999Management of nonindigenous aquatic fish in the U.S. National Park System.
24066 OtherU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2002USFWS memorandum on Tilapia Removal Program on the Virgin River, Clark County, Nevada and Mohave County, Arizona.
14257 Web PageU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2005National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
25948 DatabaseUniversity of Kansas2013University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
25989 DatabaseUniversity of Oklahoma2013Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History recent invertebrates collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
25150 Journal ArticleVarela-Romero, A., D.A. Hendrickson, G. Yepiz-Plascencia, J.E. Brooks, and D.A. Neely2011Status of the Yaqui catfish (Ictalurus pricei) in the United States and northwestern Mexico.
31684 ReportWebb, M.A., A. Best2015Lake Houston 2014 Fisheries Management Survey Report
164 OtherWilliams, J.D., D. Jennings, and D. Haney.1992Exotics in the Indian River Lagoon system.
20820 Journal ArticleWork, K., M. Gibbs, B. Peters, and L. French2010Fish assemblage variability in a Florida spring.
31574 ReportWright, L.2017Colorado City Reservoir 2016 Fisheries Management Survey Report
26017 DatabaseYale University2013Yale Peabody Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
175 OtherZale, A.V.1984Applied aspects of the thermal biology, ecology, and life history of the blue tilapia, Tilapia aurea (Pisces: Cichlidae).
679 Book ChapterZuckerman, L.D., and R.J. Behnke.1986Introduced fishes in the San Luis Valley, Colorado.


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